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No. 5 USC Men's Volleyball Resumes MPSF Play with Two Matches Against Stanford

Mar 23, 2022

THIS WEEK
This week, the No. 5 USC men's volleyball team (16-3) resumes MPSF conference play with a trip to the Bay Area to play two matches against Stanford. The Trojans challenge the Cardinal in Stanford's Maples Pavilion on Friday (Mar. 25) at 7 p.m. PT, and then return the following night (Mar. 26) for a rematch at 7 p.m. PT.

Both matches this week will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Network. 

FOLLOW THE TROJANS
All of USC's home matches in the Galen Center are video-streamed live for free on USCTrojans.com, except for matches televised live on Pac-12 Network.  USC's online announcers are ex-Trojan player and assistant coach Mark Beltran and onetime Northeastern player/Winthrop assistant coach Paul Duchesne.  Fans also can follow USC home matches through Live Stats at USCTrojans.com and all matches via Twitter (@USCmensvolley).

Live streaming and stat links for away matches can be found at USCTrojans.com.

RANKINGS
USC is ranked 5th in the current AVCA Division I-II Top 15 poll, while Stanford is ranked No. 14. 

DEFENDING OUR HOUSE
USC is 12-0 at home this season. USC is currently tied for the second-best season home court record, going 12-0 in 2019. USC's all-time best home court record was 14-0 in 2000.

STATS OF NOTE
As a team, USC is in the Top 10 nationally in four statistical categories: second in assists (12.43 per set, and first in MPSF), third in kills (13.10 per set, second in MPSF), third in hitting percentage (.353, second in MPSF) and fifth in digs (9.43 per set, and first in MPSF).

OPPONENTS
The Trojans hold a 70-34 all-time record against the Cardinal. USC is 9-1 in its last 10 matches against Stanford.